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#MeridianCapital exits #NovaportGroup

#MeridianCapital exits #NovaportGroup

| June 4, 2020

Meridian Capital Limited, a global investment firm based in Hong Kong, has announced that it has completed the sale of its shares in Russian regional airports owner Novaport Group (Novaport) to co-shareholder and long-term partner, AEON Corporation, a Russia based investment group (AEON). AEON founder Roman Trotsenko will now be the owner and primary shareholder […]

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Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

| June 4, 2020

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union as they do not meet international safety standards. The Commission wishes to ensure the highest level of air safety for all passengers travelling in the European Union. […]

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Understanding and fighting disinformation – #EDMO #EuropeanDigitalMediaObservatory begins

Understanding and fighting disinformation – #EDMO #EuropeanDigitalMediaObservatory begins

| June 4, 2020

The EU-funded European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) project started its activities on 1 June. Led by the European University Institute of Florence (Italy), EDMO will support the creation and work of a multidisciplinary community composed of fact-checkers, academic researchers and other relevant stakeholders with expertise in the field of online disinformation. The project will contribute to a […]

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Commission launches consultation to seek views on #DigitalServicesAct package

Commission launches consultation to seek views on #DigitalServicesAct package

| June 4, 2020

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the Digital Services Act, a landmark package announced in the Commission’s digital strategy Shaping Europe’s Digital Future. Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager said: “The internet presents citizens and businesses with great opportunities, which they balance against risks that come with working and interacting online. At this time, […]

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How the EU fails on #money-laundering

How the EU fails on #money-laundering

| May 29, 2020

EU member states undoubtedly sighed in relief when the European Commission announced a €1.85 trillion economic recovery package to help the bloc through the coronavirus-induced economic slump in the coming years. As Commission president Ursula von der Leyen rightly argued, the package should be “Europe’s moment” – which makes the fact that this moment of triumph is […]

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Commission proposes a public loan facility to support green investments together with #EIB

Commission proposes a public loan facility to support green investments together with #EIB

| May 29, 2020

  On 28 May, the European Commission presented its proposal for a public sector loan facility under the Just Transition Mechanism. The facility will be implemented with the involvement of the European Investment Bank and will encourage investments that support the transition towards a climate-neutral economy by public sector authorities to the benefit of coal- […]

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Europe lagging in #fibre roll-outs, report finds

Europe lagging in #fibre roll-outs, report finds

| May 28, 2020

A new study highlights the investment gap to reach the strategic connectivity objectives for 2025. Europe is lagging behind global benchmarks for full-fibre access, and a substantial increase in investments will be required to speed up progress. These are the key findings of a new report published today (28 May) by consultancy Analysys Mason at […]

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